August 15, 2013
President Barack Obama is calling for an end to the violence in Egypt a day after 525 people were killed in protests across the country.
Speaking from Martha’s Vineyard Thursday, the president strongly condemned security forces going after supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
“America cannot determine the future of Egypt, that’s a task for the Egyptian people,” Obama said. “We don’t take sides.”
This article was posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 4:44 pm